Actress Rakhi Sawant has been reportedly arrested by Punjab police for allegedly making objectionable remarks against sage Valmiki, who wrote the mythological Hindu epic Ramayana.

A Ludhiana court had issued an arrest warrant against her on March 9 on the basis of a complaint filed against her for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Valmiki community with her comments on a programme on a private television channel last year. 

Here's what she had said:

Despite repeated summons, Sawant had failed to appear before the court during the last hearing held on March 9.

The next hearing of the case is scheduled for April 10.

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